Observation 112021: Mycena singeri Lodge
When: 2012-09-10
( 1522m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A very small bioluminescent Mycena species on Liquidambar styraciflua logs.

Found near a river at 1522 meters elevation.

The bioluminescence is bright enough to clearly see the mushroom after the eyes have adjusted to the dark for a couple minutes. The 30 second exposures I took didn’t turn out very well, perhaps due to long exposure noise reduction settings on my camera. I have other long exposure photos of the same mushroom from the same place that turned out much better.

Images

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Created: 2012-10-02 23:47:15 CEST (+0200)
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